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Bantam, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 106 pages
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For its 25th anniversary celebration, Sweet Valley Middle School is burying a time capsule--and a special schoolwide contest will decide what goes inside. Identical twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield are each determined to win. Jessica is teamed with her fellow Unicorns, and Elizabeth and her friends are with George Hankel, the shyest boy in school, who is without a mother and who hardly ever sees his father. With the race just about even, Elizabeth stumbles on the one thing that will definitely make her team win--an old football that belongs to George Hankel's father! It's the football that was used to score the winning touchdown at Sweet Valley's first state championship. Now, there's more at stake than just winning. Maybe Elizabeth can also bring George and his dad back together again. . . if Jessica doesn't get to the football first.

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1988)

Francine Pascal grew up in New York City and attended New York University. She is the author of the Sweet Valley High series, featuring twins Jessica and Elizabeth Wakefield. She had originally planned the idea for a daytime soap for teens, but a close friend talked her into making the idea into a book series instead. Pascal has also written "Hangin' Out with Cici, which became an ABC After School Special called "My Mother Was Never a Kid", "The Hand-Me-Down Kid," also made into an ABC After School Special, "My First Love and Other Disasters," and "Love and Betrayal & Hold the Mayo." She has also worked on a musical and several adult books, and is the executive director for the Sweet Valley High TV show.

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